Wedge drives team with yearly pep talk
Skipper fires up Tribe in clubhouse day of first full-squad workout
GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- The running gag was that perhaps Eric Wedge should consider recording his annual motivational speech for the morning of the Indians' first full-squad workout.That way, the joke went, Wedge could just play the recording on the four gigantic television sets that hang in the center of the Indians' elliptical-shaped clubhouse at the Player Development Complex and let his players absorb it in all its high-definition glory.
Anthony Castrovince is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.